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What lung sounds do doctors hear in a patient with influenza?

What lung sounds do doctors hear in a patient with influenza?

Normal unless: You hear normal vescicular sounds unless there is complications like bronchitis or Pnumonia If so you may hear rhonchi,rales or wheezing. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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Do you know why my doctor cant hear my left lung otherwise the right lung is clear?

Do you know why my doctor cant hear my left lung otherwise the right lung is clear?

Lung sounds : The left lung is smaller than the right so there is less air movement to hear. If this is a recent change then a chest X-ray could be done to look for other issues that could cause this ...Read more

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When hearing a pleural rub in child's r lung, what co occurring symptoms determine child should go to doc on wkend? [5yo trach, baseline: clear ls]

When hearing a pleural rub in child's r lung, what co occurring symptoms determine child should go to doc on wkend? [5yo trach, baseline: clear ls]

Fever, cough, pain: In a child who has a tracheostomy, hearing pleural rubs on the right would be particularly concerning as this is the most common place to get a pneumonia in such individuals. If they have a fever, new lung sounds, pain or a new productive cough, it would be wise to seek the help of a physician soon in the event antibiotics are needed. ...Read more

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Can you guys tell me how big does a lung tumor have to get for doctors to do anything?

Can you guys tell me how big does a lung tumor have to get for doctors to do anything?

See below: Lung nodules are easier to evaluate when they are 1 cm or bigger, at which time we can evaluate them by biopsy or by pet. When the lung lesion is known to be cancerous, management depends on if it has spread elsewhere & if surgery would be indicated/possible. ...Read more

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I have a friend who went to the doctor and they found a tumor in her lung area she said they cannot treat ir because it is too close to her heart ?

I have a friend who went to the doctor and they found a tumor in her lung area  she said they cannot treat ir because it is too close to her heart  ?

Misinterpreted: They might have meant unresectable not untreatable. They still need to figure out what it is. If cancerous, then decide what to do, if infectious, then treat. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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If there is wheezing from the lungs, can a doctor hear it with a stethoscope regardless if you are exhaling from your nose or your mouth?

If there is wheezing from the lungs, can a doctor hear it with a stethoscope regardless if you are exhaling from your nose or your mouth?

Yes: Yes, because the narrowing of the airway occurs in an area lower than both the mouth or the nose. It is right where the lungs are, and that is where the doctor would put the stethoscope to hear it. ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more